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new wireless user--compatability questions

hi, I am moving into a house that only has wireless internet. I'm absolutely clueless about wireless. I have two different computers available, and I'd like to know which is better/if both can run the internet on the wireless setup. One is an HP Omnibook 5700 CTX (i think made in 1997). The other is an emachine desktop that I bought new in 2000 (it has an ethernet card right now). Are either able to use wireless? And if yes, what do I need to purchase for them? the roommates already have wireless in the building. thanks for your help!!!

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